North America’s largest cultural festival, Toronto Caribbean Carnival (formerly called Caribana) will have related events spanning across 3 weeks but will culminate with a hot Carnival weekend from August 2 – 6, 2018.
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In August 2017 the Daphne Joseph Hackett Theatre, formerly know as the Queen’s Park Theatre, and long identified as one of Barbados’ premier performing arts venues, reopened its doors with the staging of two plays as part of CARIFESTA XIII.
The 8th edition of the Barbados Food and Rum Festival will be held from November 16th – 19th and the lineup includes; the Thursday Festival Opening with the Oistins Bay Gardens Cook Off; The Signature Rum Event with food and rum pairings on Friday November 17th; the Saturday afternoon Polo Rum Spirits, and canapes; the… Read more »
Barbados wins bid to host 2018 SATW Convention The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW) has selected the island of Barbados as the host destination for its 2018 annual convention. This is the first time that any Caribbean nation has been selected as the convention host destination. The announcement was made at the 2017 SATW… Read more »
Profile of an Event Planner: Shalana Waterman Today we “teleport” you to the beautiful island of Barbados to meet with Shalana Waterman, Owner and Creative Director of Shalana Waterman Designs. She shares her thoughts on event planning, the future of the event industry and how she maintains a work-life balance.
The Caribbean has long been the leisure traveller’s popular retreat. The draw has obviously been the year round warm tropical climate and inviting beaches. Island accommodation and activities have been widely and successfully advertised over the years targeting this niche market.
Widely know as the birthplace of the steelpan and calypso, Trinidad and Tobago is a tropical piece of paradise that oozes cultural excitement. Having hosted many Caribbean and international CEOs and heads of state, including President Barack Obama at for the Fifth Summit of the Americas in 2009, this makes this twin island state a great backdrop… Read more »
Business in paradise. What could be better? Whether planning for tradeshows, conventions, conferences, workshops, meetings or any corporate event, you are sure to find the ideal venue in Barbados. Here is a glimpse of 5 of these venues.
Jamaica is the third largest of the Caribbean islands and the largest of the English speaking islands. The six main locations of event venues in Jamaica are Kingston, Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio and South Coast. In this post we will highlight 5 venues in the beautiful island of Jamaica.
My personal mantra for 2017 is to “Be Better Organised” and in the spirit of this year long quest I selected some of my favourite event themed photos to create twelve (12) desktop wallpaper images for my laptop. Each one includes a month of the year so that I not only have a quick calendar resource… Read more »